Tagged: gender justice

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Women from Nasapir village, Karamoja, Uganda. Photo: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam

International Women’s Day offers us an opportunity to raise awareness of inequality and reminds us that the struggle for equality and positive change must continue. At Oxfam, we are working to make sure that women’s rights are upheld and advanced.

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Jineth Bedoya. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

Jineth Bedoya speaks out against systematic violence against women in Colombia. She is a staunch defender of the rights of women and one of the visible faces of Oxfam Intermón's "Avanzadoras" project. "Women who are the victims of abuse have to raise our voices."

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Photo: Rankin/Oxfam

The #RememberHerRights campaign is a digital movement to remember, celebrate and share the successes of women’s rights advocates from around the world. Join us on International Women's Day.

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Women from Caicaoan village, Uganda, collecting water. Photo: Geoff Sayer/Oxfam

Each year, the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, is an international campaign to raise awareness about violence against women and take action to eliminate it. Find out how you can make a difference.

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Election year in Honduras is likely to be the worst ever for the murder of woman following an eight per cent increase in the first six months of 2013 compared to the same period last year said international agency Oxfam today.

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Deysi Román at her stall in the municipal market. Photo: Wilton Castillo/Oxfam

More than 5,000 producers from San José Villanueva, La Libertad, are improving their livelihoods by participating in a project for empowerment and access to markets, land, and seeds.

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Every day women are raped, beaten and forced into marriage, but few of these crimes are reported.

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Afghanistan is often described as one of the most dangerous countries for women, yet the country only has 1,551 female police officers—one for every 10,000 women.

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More women are urgently needed in the Afghan police force in order to reduce violence against women and ensure the safety of all Afghans, according to a report published by Oxfam today.

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